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Committees

Exectuvie's Circle

This committee is made up of chamber members that have made a financial contribution at the highest level to maintain and support the Calexico Chamber of Commerce in marketing, promoting and retaining businesses in the Calexico and Imperial Valley Region. Committee representatives include: UETA, A divison of Baja Duty Free America and RABOBANK.

President's Circle

This committee is made up of chamber members that have made a financial contribution to maintain and support the Calexico Chamber of Commerce in attracting and retaining businesses in the Calexico and Imperial Valley Region. Committee representatives include: City of Calexico Redevelopment Agency, Allied Waste Management, Quechan Paradise Casinos, Quechan Casino Resort and Imperial Printers.

Calexico Downtown Business Committee

Eduardo Lopez of T.C. Worthy Retail, Inc. is chairperson of this committee which also includes as representatives: Morris Reisin- Sports International, and Maritza Hurtado-Barron's Enterprises

Government Relations / By Laws Committee

The government Relations/By Laws Committee is chaired by 1st vice president Cesar Rodriguez of Arctic Air Conditioning and Heating. Committee members include Eduardo Rivera, Robert Rubio, Monica Ketchum and Hilldy Carrillo.

The committee oversees legislative business issues and Calexico Chamber of Commerce By-Laws. The committee works closely with state and federal elected officials. Oversees contracts, ballot issues, by-laws changes and additions and advises board of directors on issues affecting business.

Commerce / Business / Finances Committee

This committee is headed by Calexico Chamber of Commerce treasurer Monica Ketchum of AKME Business Services. Members of this committee include: David Esquer, Libby Peraza, Bertha Fletes and Joe Moreno.
This committee deals with Marketing and Promotion of the City of Calexico and the Imperial/Mexicali Region. This committee works closely with International Relations, Mexicali Mayors Office and the Mexican Consulate in Calexico. All Calexico Merchant activities and issues are dealt with by this committee.

Chamber Newsletter Editorial Board

This includes: Monica Ketchum-AKME Insurance Services, Darren Simon- San Diego County Water Authority, Robert Rubio-Imperial Printers and Hildy Carrillo.

This committee is responsible for publishing the Calexico Chamber of Commerce News on a quarterly basis. New articles, layout, editing and sponsorships for the newsletter are the sole responsibility of this committee.

Joint Chambers Representatives

Chamber 2nd Vice President Robert Rubio and Hildy Carrillo have been assigned to represent the    Calexico    Chamber    of Commerce on the Imperial Valley Joint Chambers of Commerce. The Annual Business Expo, the Regional Economic Summit and the Joint Chambers Mixer are a few of the specials events that are organized by the Imperial Valley Joint Chambers of Commerce.

Ports of Entry Committee

calexicochamberCommerce, South County Economic Development, Tecate Community Chamber of Commerce. The Imperial Valley Region is represented by Calexico Chamber of Commerce President Eduardo Rivera, 2nd Vice President Robert Rubio and Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation President Tim Kelley.

Border Trade Alliance

Hildy Carrillo, Eduardo Rivera, Robert Herrera represent the Calexico Chamber of Commerce in BTA activities.

*Chamber President Eduardo Rivera serves as an ex-officio member of all committees and is the representative on special committees.

*Executive Director, Hildy Carrillo serves as administrative assistant to all committees and serves on special committees.

Special Events Committee

The Calexico Chamber of Commerce special events committee is chaired by 2nd vice president Robert Rubio of Imperial Printers. Members of this committee include Guillermo Hermosillo, Monica Ketchum, Morris Reisin, Joe Moreno, Libby Peraza, Robert Herrera, Tony Pimentel, and David Esquer.

This committee develops the annual Calendar of Events as well as organizes and schedules all events. This committee also maintains and recruits membership as well as schedules specific fundraising activities. The committee also serves as the Calexico Chamber of Commerce representative on the Calexico Annual    Mariachi    Festival    Sin    Fronteras Committee.

Bi-National chamber of Commerce of the Californias

This committee includes Presidents of the following organizations: San Ysidro Chamber of Commerce, CANACO Tijuana, CANACO Mexicali, CANACO Rosarito, CANACO Tecate, San Diego regional Chamber of Commerce, Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce, Chula Vista Chamber ofCommerce, South County Economic Development, Tecate Community Chamber of Commerce. The Imperial Valley Region is represented by Calexico Chamber of Commerce President Eduardo Rivera, 2nd Vice President Robert Rubio and Imperial Valley Economic Development Corporation President Tim Kelley.